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Deadlift Isometrics

Using a barbell and a power rack, you can do deadlift isometrics that can directly increase your deadlifting ability. But you must understand your weak points to know which isometrics will work best. For most people, the sticking point in the deadlift is right below or above the knees. If that’s the case, then isometrics […]

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Pressing Isometrics in Doorway

In the previous video, I discussed how to do pressing isometrics if you have a barbell and power rack available. In my opinion, this is the best option. But not everyone has that same equipment. If you missed that video, click here. So, in this video I give you an alternative option that anybody that […]

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Isometrics or Full Range Lifts

Is it better to train using full range lifts or isometrics? First of all, you can use isometrics in two main different ways. You can get incredibly strong and activate your entire body with just isometrics training, like Steve Justa for example. There is a great book called “Functional Isometric Contraction” by Bob Hoffman which […]

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A Different Form of Working Out?

Sometimes its good to do something completely different for your body. I’m not a big proponent of “muscle confusion” but you certainly need variety to stop plateaus from occurring. And sometimes you need a complete break from what you’ve been doing in the past. Isometrics are a good opportunity for doing that. While there are […]

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Steve Justa

Podcast: On Steve Justa

This podcast starts off with a humorous training story on a cruise gym with some lessons learned from there. After that I talk about Steve Justa. Specifically I read a few quotes from his newest book and discuss them in finer detail. [display_podcast] The Hardest and Toughest Lift in the World. Are you doing it? […]

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